Guinzadan unfolds a hidden gem

After more than one hour of trekking thru stone walled rice paddies, vegetable gardens, concrete foot bridges, and a rugged mountain trail with giant pine trees and other forest trees and shrubs as roof, you come out to the grandiose Pengsaan falls. The cascading water is under the jurisdiction of Guinzadan Norte, one of the barangays of the well-known producing […]

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Halal products as export items seen in CAR

With the expanding market for Halal food and cosmetic products that caters to neighboring Muslim and Arabic nations including the country’s 10.7 Muslim Filipinos, the Department of Trade and Industry’s CAR Regional Office and the Philippine Trade Training Center (PTTC) and the DTI Export Management Bureau (EMB) conducted a two-day Halal Training of Trainers on September 11-12, 2019 in Baguio […]

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Baguio City Council’s move to ban mercury-laden skin whitening creams

Quezon City. The ongoing effort of the Baguio City Council to enact an ordinance banning mercury-containing skin whitening cosmetics got a thumbs up from a toxics watchdog group. The Quezon City-based EcoWaste Coalition lauded the successful first public hearing last September 4 for the proposed measure that was filed by Vice Mayor Faustino Olowan after being certified as “urgent” by […]

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Police Corner from PROCOR RPIO

Abbreviations usually found in articles in this corner: MPS — Municipal Police Station PPO– Provincial Police Station PRO-COR– Police Regional Office-Cordillera PDEA– Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency BFP– Bureau of Fire Protection WOA– Warrant of Arrest SACLEO– Simultaneous Anti-criminality Law Enforcement Operations DDB– Dangerous Drugs Board Theft (shoplifting) It transpired at about 5:15 PM of September 8, 2019 inside SM Department […]

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DOLE launches anew ‘JobStart’ program in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY– The Department of Labor and Employment-Cordillera Administrative Region (DOLE-CAR), the city government here and 11 private companies have partnered for the second year of implementation of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)-funded “JobStart” program. “This program is aimed at giving employees a higher chance of being employed and addressing the problem on job mismatch,” said Jesus Elpidio Atal Jr., […]

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